LARES workshop, Rome, September 2012

The Second International LARES (LAser RElativity Satellite) Science workshop was held in Accademia dei Lincei, Rome, September 17-19, 2012. It included the news conference with participation of officials of Italian Parliament, Italian Space Agency, COSPAR, ELV (contractor for the VEGA launcher rocket), La Sapienza and Salento Universities. The Lectio Magistralis was given by Sir Roger Penrose. The scientific program included talks by experts on space geodesy, aerospace engineering and astrophysics and theoretical physics linked to the aims of the LARES space mission. Prof. V. Gurzadyan, as the member of LARES science team, participated the news conference, chaired a scientific session and gave a talk on the study of composite signals.

A.Paolozzi, R.Penrose, V.Gurzadyan, I.Ciufolini.

A.Paolozzi, R.Penrose, V.Gurzadyan, I.Ciufolini.

R.Penrose and V.Gurzadyan with samples of aluminum and tungsten, Accademia dei Lincei.

R.Penrose and V.Gurzadyan with samples of aluminum and tungsten, Accademia dei Lincei.

V.Gurzadyan addressing at the news conference

V.Gurzadyan addressing at the news conference